Publications of Frank S. Spear

Books

Spear, F.S. and Peacock, S.M. (1989) Metamorphic Pressure-Temperature-Time Paths, 102 p. American Geophysical Union, Washington.

Spear, F.S. (1993) Metamorphic Phase Equilibria and Pressure-Temperature-Time Paths, 799 p. Mineralogical Society of America, Washington, D. C.

Theses

Spear, F.S. (1971) Petrologic and structural analysis of the Windsor Dam spillway stock, Hampshire County, Massachusetts. B.A. dissertation, Amherst College.

Spear, F.S. (1976) Phase equilibria and mineral chemistry of a hydrothermally synthesized amphibolite. Ph. D. dissertation, University of California Los Angeles.

Journal articles

Ferry, J.M. and Spear, F.S. (1978) Experimental calibration of the partitioning of Fe and Mg between biotite and garnet. Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology, 66, 113-117.

Spear, F.S. (1980) Plotting steroscopic phase diagrams. American Mineralogist, 65, 1291-1293.pdf

Spear, F.S. (1980) The gedrite-anthophyllite solvus and the composition limits of orthoamphibole from the Post Pond Volcanics, Vermont. American Mineralogist, 65, 1103-1118.pdf

Spear, F.S. (1980) NaSi=CaAl exchange equilibrium between plagioclase and amphibole: an empirical model. Contributions to Mineralogical Petrology, 72, 33-41.

Gilbert, M.C., Helz, R.T., Popp, R.K. and Spear, F.S. (1981) Experimental studies of amphibole stability. Reviews in Mineralogy, 9B, 229-353.

Spear, F.S. (1981) Amphibole-plagioclase equilibria: an empirical model for the relation albite+tremolite = edenite + 4 quartz. Contributions to Mineralogical Petrology, 77, 355-364.

Spear, F.S., Hazen, R.M. and Rumble, D., III (1981) Wonesite: a new rock-forming silicate from the Post Pond Volcanics, Vermont. American Mineralogist, 66, 100-105.pdf

Robinson, P., Spear, F.S., Schumacher, J.C., Laird, J., Klein, C., Evans, B.W. and Doolan, B.L. (1981) Phase relations of metamorphic amphiboles: natural occurrence and theory. Reviews in Mineralogy, 9B, 1-228.

Spear, F.S. (1981) An experimental study of hornblende stability and compositional variability in amphibolite. American Journal of Science, 281, 697-734.pdf

Spear, F.S., Rumble, D., III and Ferry, J.M. (1982) Linear algebraic manipulation of n-dimensional composition space. Reviews in Mineralogy, 10, 53-104.

Spear, F.S. (1982) Phase equilibria of amphibolites from the Post Pond Volcanics, Mt. Cube quadrangle, Vermont. Journal of Petrology, 23, 383-426.

Spear, F.S., Ferry, J.M. and Rumble, D. (1982) Algebraic formulation of phase equilibria: The Gibbs method. Reviews in Mineralogy, 10, 105-152.

Hodges, K.V. and Spear, F.S. (1982) Geothermometry, geobarometry and the Al2SiO5 triple point at Mt. Moosilauke, New Hampshire. American Mineralogist, 67, 1118-1134.

Spear, F.S. and Selverstone, J. (1983) Water exsolution from quartz: implications for the generation of retrograde metamorphic fluids. Geology, 11, 82-85.

Spear, F.S. and Selverstone, J. (1983) Quantitative P-T paths from zoned minerals: Theory and tectonic applications. Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology, 83, 348-357.

Grove, T.L., Ferry, J.M. and Spear, F.S. (1983) Phase transitions and decomposition relations in calcic plagioclase. American Mineralogist, 68, 41-59.

Rumble, D., III and Spear, F.S. (1983) Oxygen-isotope equilibration and permeability enhancement during regional metamorphism. Journal of Geological Society of London, 140, 619-628.

Franz, G. and Spear, F.S. (1983) High pressure metamorphism of siliceous dolomites from the central Tauern window, Austria. American Journal of Science, 283A, 396-413.

Spear, F.S. and Kimball, K.L. (1984) RECAMP - A FORTRAN IV program for estimating Fe3+ contents in amphiboles. Computers in Geology, 10, 317-325.pdf

Selverstone, J., Spear, F.S., Franz, G. and Morteani, G. (1984) High pressure metamorphism in the SW Tauern window, Austria: P-T paths from hornblende-kyanite-staurolite schists. Journal of Petrology, 25, 501-531.

Kimball, K.L. and Spear, F.S. (1984) Metamorphic petrology of the Jackson County Iron Formation, Wisconsin. Canadian Mineralogist, 22, 605-619.

Spear, F.S., Selverstone, J., Hickmott, D., Crowley, P. and Hodges, K.V. (1984) P-T paths from garnet zoning: A new technique for deciphering tectonic processes in crystalline terranes. Geology, 12, 87-90.

Franz, G. and Spear, F.S. (1985) Aluminous titanite from the Eclogite Zone, south central Tauern Window, Austria. Chemical Geology, 50, 33-46.

Kimball, K.L., Spear, F.S. and Dick, H.J.B. (1985) High temperature alteration of abyssal ultramafics from the Islas Orcadas Fracture Zone, South Atlantic. Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology, 91, 307-320.

Selverstone, J. and Spear, F.S. (1985) Metamorphic P-T paths from pelitic schists and greenstones in the southwest Tauern Window, Eastern Alps. Journal of Metamorphic Geology, 3, 439-465.

Spear, F.S. (1986) P-T PATH:A FORTRAN program to calculate pressure-temperature paths from zoned metamorphic garnets. Computers in Geoscience, 12, 247-266.

Spear, F.S. and Franz, G. (1986) P-T evolution of metasediments from the Eclogite Zone, south-central Tauern Window, Austria. Lithos, 19, 219-234.

Spear, F.S. and Rumble, D., III (1986) Pressure, temperature and structural evolution of the Orfordville Belt, west-central New Hampshire. Journal of Petrology, 27, 1071-1093.pdf

Hickmott, D.D., Shimizu, N., Spear, F.S. and Selverstone, J. (1987) Trace element zoning in a metamorphic garnet. Geology, 15, 573-576.

Crowley, P.D. and Spear, F.S. (1987) P-T evolution of the Middle Koli nappe complex, Scandinavian Caledonides (68°N) and its tectonic implications. Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology, 95, 512-522.

Spear, F.S. (1988) Metamorphic fractional crystallization and internal metasomatism by diffusional homogenization of zoned garnets. Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology, 99, 507-517.pdf

Spear, F.S. (1988) Thermodynamic projection and extrapolation of high-variance mineral assemblages. Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology, 98, 346-351.

Spear, F.S. (1988) The Gibbs method and Duhem's theorem: The quantitative relationships among P, T, chemical potential, phase composition and reaction progress in igneous and metamorphic systems. Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology, 99, 249-256.

Spear, F.S. and Cheney, J.T. (1989) A petrogenetic grid for pelitic schists in the system SiO2 - Al2O3 - FeO - MgO - K2O - H2O. Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology, 101, 149-164.pdf

Spear, F.S. and Harrison, T.M. (1989) Geochronologic studies in central New England. I. Evidence for Taconian metamorphism in eastern Vermont. Geology, 17, 181-184.

Spear, F.S. (1989) Petrologic determination of metamorphic pressure-temperature-time paths. In F.S. Spear and Peacock S.M., Ed., Metamorphic pressure-temperature-time paths, Short Course in Geology, p. 1-55. American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.

Spear, F.S. and Menard, T. (1989) Program GIBBS: A generalized Gibbs method algorithm. American Mineralogist, 74, 942-943.pdf

Spear, F.S. (1989) Relative thermobarometry and metamorphic P-T paths. In J.S. Daly, Cliff R.A. and Yardley B.W.D., Ed., Evolution of Metamorphic Belts, p. 63-81. Geological Society, Oxford.

Harrison, T.M., Spear, F.S. and Heizler, M. (1989) Geochronologic studies in central New England II: Post-Acadian hinged and differential uplift. Geology, 17, 185-189.

Kohn, M.J. and Spear, F.S. (1989) Empirical calibration of geobarometers for the assemblage garnet + hornblende + plagioclase + quartz. American Mineralogist, 74, 77-84.pdf

Spear, F.S., Hickmott, D.D. and Selverstone, J. (1990) Metamorphic consequences of thrust emplacement, Fall Mountain, New Hampshire. Geological Society of America Bulletin, 102, 1344-1360.

Kohn, M.J. and Spear, F.S. (1990) Two new barometers for garnet amphibolites with applications to southeastern Vermont. American Mineralogist, 75, 89-96.pdf

Spear, F.S., Kohn, M.J., Florence, F. and Menard, T. (1990) A model for garnet and plagioclase growth in pelitic schists: Implications for thermobarometry and P-T path determinations. Journal of Metamorphic Geology, 8, 683-696.pdf

Kohn, M.J. and Spear, F.S. (1991) Error propagation for barometers: 1. Accuracy and precision of experimentally located end-member reactions. American Mineralogist, 76, 128-137.pdf

Spear, F.S. (1991) On the interpretation of peak metamorphic temperatures in light of garnet diffusion during cooling. Journal of Metamorphic Geology, 9, 379-388.pdf

Spear, F.S., Peacock, S.M., Kohn, M.J., Florence, F.P. and Menard, T. (1991) Computer programs for petrologic P-T-t path calculations. American Mineralogist, 76, 2009-2012.pdf

Kohn, M.J. and Spear, F.S. (1991) Error propagation for barometers: 2. Application to rocks. American Mineralogist, 76, 138-147.pdf

Wang, P. and Spear, F.S. (1991) A field and theoretical analyses of garnet + chlorite + chloritoid + biotite assemblages from the tri-state area, MA, CT, NY. Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology, 106, 217-235.

Florence, F.P. and Spear, F.S. (1991) Effects of diffusional modification of garnet growth zoning on P-T path calculations. Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology, 107, 487-500.pdf

Hickmott, D.D. and Spear, F.S. (1992) Major and trace element zoning in garnets from calcareous pelites in the NW Shelburne Falls Quadrangle, Massachusetts: Garnet growth histories in retrograded rocks. Journal of Petrology, 33, 965-1005.

Spear, F.S. (1992) Thermobarometry and P-T paths from granulite facies rocks: an introduction. Journal of Precambrian Research, 55, 201-207.

Spear, F.S. and Florence, F.P. (1992) Thermobarometry in granulites: Pitfalls and new approaches. Journal of Precambrian Research, 55, 209-241.pdf

Kohn, M.J., Orange, D.L., Spear, F.S., Rumble, D., III and Harrison, T.M. (1992) Pressure, temperature, and structural evolution of west-central New Hampshire: Hot thrusts over cold basement. Journal of Petrology, 33, 521-556.pdf

Florence, F.P. and Spear, F.S. (1993) Influences of reaction history and chemical diffusion on P-T calculations for staurolite schists from the Littleton Formation, northwestern New Hampshire. American Mineralogist, 78, 345-359.pdf

Menard, T. and Spear, F.S. (1993) Metamorphism of calcic pelitic schists, Strafford Dome, Vermont: Compositional zoning and reaction history. Journal of Petrology, 34, 977-1005.

Kohn, M.J., Spear, F.S. and Dalziel, I.W.D. (1993) Metamorphic P-T paths from Cordillera Darwin, a core complex in Tierra del Fuego, Chile. Journal of Petrology, 34, 519-542.pdf

Kohn, M.J. and Spear, F.S. (1993) Phase equilibria of margarite-bearing schists and chloritoid+hornblence rocks from western New Hampshire, U. S. A. Journal of Petrology, 34, 631-651.pdf

Florence, F.P., Spear, F.S. and Kohn, M.J. (1993) P-T paths from northwestern New Hampshire: Metamorphic evidence for stacking in a thrust/nappe complex. American Journal of Science, 293, 939-979.pdf

Menard, T. and Spear, F.S. (1994) Metamorphic P-T paths from calcic pelitic schists from the Strafford Dome, Vermont. Journal of Metamorphic Geology, 12, 811-826.

Florence, F.P. and Spear, F.S. (1995) Intergranular diffusion kinetics of Fe and Mg during retrograde metamorphism of a pelitic gneiss from the Adirondack Mountains. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 134, 329-340. pdf

Spear, F.S., Kohn, M.J. and Paetzold, S. (1995) Petrology of the regional sillimanite zone, west-central New Hampshire, U.S.A. with implications for the development of inverted isograds. American Mineralogist, 80, 361-376. pdf

Kohn, M.J., Spear, F.S., Dalziel, I.W.D. and Harrison, T.M. (1995) 40Ar/39Ar geochronology and P-T-t paths from the Cordillera Darwin metamorphic complex, Tierra del Fuego, Chile. Journal of Metamorphic Geology, 13, 251-270. pdf

Spear, F.S. and Parrish, R. (1996) Petrology and petrologic cooling rates of the Valhalla Complex, British Columbia, Canada. Journal of Petrology, 37, 733-765. pdf

Spear, F.S. and Kohn, M.J. (1996) Trace element zoning in garnet as a monitor of dehydration melting in pelites. Geology, 24, 1099-1102. pdf

Menard, T. and Spear, F.S. (1996) Interpretation of plagioclase zonation in calcic pelitic schist, South Strafford, Vermont, and the effects on thermobarometry. Canadian Mineralogist, 34, 133-146.

Spear, F.S. (1996) The relationship between pH and P(CO2): A simple classroom demonstration of chemical equilibrium in the carbonate system. Journal of Geological Education, 44, 565-568.

Spear, F.S. and Markussen, J.C. (1997) Mineral zoning, P-T-X-M phase relations, and metamorphic evolution of some Adirondack granulites, New York. Journal of Petrology, 38, 757-783. pdf

Kohn, M.J., Spear, F.S., and Valley, J.W. (1997) Dehydration melting and fluid recycling during metamorphism: Rangeley Formation, New Hampshire, USA. Journal of Petrology, 38, 1255-1277. pdf

Daniel, C.G., and Spear, F.S. (1998) 3-Dimensional patterns of garnet nucleation and growth. Geology, 26, 503-506.

Spear, F.S., and Daniel, C.G. (1998) 3-dimensional imaging of garnet porphyroblast sizes and chemical zoning. Nucleation and growth history in the garnet zone. Geological Materials Research,1, 1, 1-43. pdf

Daniel, C.G. and Spear, F.S. (1999) The clustered nucleation and growth processes of garnet in regional metamorphic rocks from north-west Connecticut, USA. Journal of Metamorphic Geology, 17, 503-520.

Spear, F.S., Kohn, M.J., and Cheney, J.T. (1999) P-T paths from anatectic pelites. Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology, 134, 17-32.pdf

Spear, F.S. (1999) Real-time AFM diagrams on your Macintosh. Geological Materials Research,1, 3, 1-19. pdf

Pattison, D. R. M., Spear, F. S. & Cheney, J. T., (1999) Polymetamorphic origin of muscovite + cordierite + staurolite + biotite assemblages: Implications for the metapelitic petrogenetic grids and for P-T paths. Journal of Metamorphic Geology, 17, 685-703. pdf

Kohn, M.J. and Spear, F.S. (1999) Probing the depths of Oliverian magmas: Implications for Paleozoic tectonics in the northeastern United States. Geology, 27, 803-806. pdf

Pyle, J. M. and Spear, F. S., (1999) Yttrium zoning in garnet: coupling of major and accessory phases during metamorphic reactions. Geological Materials Research,1, 1-49.pdf

Pyle, J. M. and Spear, F. S., (2000) An empirical garnet (YAG)-xenotime thermometer. Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology, 138, 51-58. pdf

Kohn, M.J., and Spear, F.S. (2000) Retrograde Net Transfer Reaction (ReNTR) Insurance for P-T Estimates. Geology, 28, 1127-1130. pdf

Pyle, J.M., Spear, F.S., Rudnick, R.L., and McDonough, W.F. (2001) Monazite-xenotime and monazite-garnet equilibrium in a prograde pelite sequence. Journal of Petrology, 42, 2083-2107. pdf

Spear, F.S., and Daniel, C.G. (2001) Diffusion control of garnet growth, Harpswell Neck, Maine, USA. Journal of Metamorphic Geology, 19, . pdf

Pattison, D.M.R., Spear, F.S., DeBuhr, C.L., Cheney, J.T., and Guidotti, C.V. (2002) Natural assemblage and thermodynamic analysis of the reaction muscovite + cordierite = Al2SiO5 + biotite + quartz + H2O: Implications for the metapelitic petrogenetic grid. Journal of Metamorphic Geology, 20, 99-118. pdf

Spear, F.S., Kohn, M.J., Cheney, J.T., and Florence, F. (2002) Metamorphic, thermal, and tectonic evolution of central New England. Journal of Petrology, 43, 2097-2120. pdf

Pyle, J.M., Spear, F.S., and Wark, D.A. (2002) Electron microprobe analysis of REE in apatite, monazite, and xenotime: Protocols and pitfalls. In M.J. Kohn, J. Rakovan, and J.M. Hughes, Eds. Phosphates: Geochemical, Geobiological, and Materials Importance, 48, p. 337-362. Reviews in Mineralogy and Geochemistry, Mineralogical Society of America, Washington, D. C.

Spear, F.S., and Pyle, J.M. (2002) Apatite, monazite, and xenotime in metamorphic rocks. In M.J. Kohn, J. Rakovan, and J.M. Hughes, Eds. Phosphates: Geochemical, Geobiological, and Materials Importance, 48, p. 293-335. Reviews in Mineralogy and Geochemistry, Mineralogical Society of America, Washington, D. C.

Pyle, J.M., and Spear, F.S. (2003) Four generations of accessory phase growth in low-pressure migmatites from SW New Hampshire. American Mineralogist, 88, 338-351. pdf

Spear, F. S., (2004). Fast cooling and exhumation of the Valhalla Metamorphic Core Complex. International Geology Review, 46, 193-209. pdf

Pyle, J.M., Spear, F.S., Cheney, J.T., and Layne, G. (2005) Monazite ages in the Chesham Pond nappe, SW New Hampshire, USA: Implications for assembly of central New England thrust sheets. American Mineralogist, 90, 592-606. pdf

Pyle, J.M., Spear, F.S., Wark, D.A., Daniel, C.G., and Storm, L.C. (2005) Contributions to Precision and Accuracy of Monazite Microprobe Ages. American Mineralogist, 90, 547-577. pdf

Storm, L.C., and Spear, F.S. (2005) Pressure, temperature and cooling rates of granulite facies migmatitic pelites from the southern Adirondack highlands, New York. Journal of Metamorphic Geology, 23, 107-130. pdf

Spear, F. S., Wark, D. A., Cheney, John T., Schumacher, J. C., Watson, E. B. (2006) Zr-in-rutile thermometry in blueschists from Sifnos, Greece. Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology, 152, 375-385. pdf

Wark, D. A., W. Hildredth, F. S. Spear, D. J. Cherniak and E. B. Watson (2007) Pre-eruption recharge of the Bishop magma chamber. Geology, 35, 235-238 pdf

Spear, F. S., J. T. Cheney, J. M. Pyle, T. M. Harrison and G. Layne (2007) Monazite geochronology in central New England: evidence for a fundamental terrane boundary. Journal of Metamorphic Geology, 26, 317-329. pdf

Spear, F. S. and D. A. Wark (2009) Cathodoluminescence imaging and titanium thermometry in metamorphic quartz. Journal of Metamorphic Geology, 27, 187-205. pdf

Spear, F. S., B. Hallett, J. M. Pyle, S. Adali, B. K. Szymanski, A. Waters, Z. Linder, S. O. Pearce, M. Fyffe, D. Goldfarb, N. Glickenhouse and H. Buletti (2009) MetPetDB: A database for metamorphic geochemistry. Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems (G^3), 10, 15. pdf

Spear, F. S., J. M. Pyle and D. J. Cherniak (2009) Limitations of chemical dating of monazite. Chemical Geology, 266, 227-239. pdf

Storm, L. C. and F. S. Spear (2009) Application of the titanium-in-quartz thermometer to pelitic migmatites from the Adirondack Highlands, New York. Journal of Metamorphic Geology, 27, 479-494. pdf

Spear, F. S. and J. M. Pyle (2010) Theoretical modeling of monazite growth in a low-Ca metapelite. Chemical Geology, 273, 111-119. pdf

Thomas, J. B., E. B. Watson, F. S. Spear, P. T. Shemella, S. K. Nayak and A. Lanzirotti (2010) TitaniQ under pressure: The effect of pressure and temperature on Ti-in-quartz solubility. Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology, 160, 743-759. pdf

Spear, F. S. (2010) Monazite-allanite phase relations in metapelites. Chemical Geology, 279, 55-62. pdf

Hallett, B. and Spear, F.S. (2011). Insight into the cooling history of the Valhalla complex, British Columbia. Lithos, 125, 809-824. pdf

Spear, F. S., K. T. Ashley, L. E. Webb and J. B. Thomas (2012) Ti diffusion in quartz inclusions: Implications for metamorphic time scales. Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology, 164, 977-986. pdf

Sousa, J., Kohn, M.J., Schmitz, M.D., Northrup, C.J., and Spear, F.S. (2013) Strontium isotope zoning in garnet: implications for metamorphic matrix equilibration, geochronology and phase equilibrium modelling. Journal of Metamorphic Geology, 31(4), 437-452. pdf

Ashley, K.T., Webb, L.E., Spear, F.S., and Thomas, J.B. (2013) P-T-Dhistories from quartz: A case study of the application of the TitaniQ thermobarometer to progressive fabric development in metapelites. Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems, 14(9), 3821-3843. pdf

Hallett, B.W., and Spear, F.S. (2014) The P-T history of anatectic pelites of the northern East Humboldt Range, Nevada: Evidence for tectonic loading and anatexis. Journal of Petrology, 55, 3-36. pdf

Articles

Spear, F.S. (1986) Metamorphism. McGraw-Hill Yearbook of Science and Technology, 297-300.

Spear, F.S. (1988) Scientists explore metamorphic belts (Report on the Proceedings of the conference on Evolution of Metamorphic Belts, September 17-20, 1987, University College, Dublin. Geotimes, 33, 16-18.

Shortcourse notes

Spear, F.S. and Peacock, S.M. (1990) Metamorphic P-T-t paths: Program manual and computer exercises for the calculation of metamorphic phase equilibria, pressure-temperature-time paths and thermal evolution of orogenic belts, p. Geological Society of America short course, Dallas, Texas.

Spear, F.S., Pyle, J.M., and Storm, L.C. (2001) Shortcourse: Thermodynamic modeling of mineral reactions: An introduction to Program Gibbs. Northeast Section, Geological Society of America, Burlington, Vermont.

Field Trip guides

Spear, F.S. and Chamberlain, C.P. (1986) Metamorphic and tectonic evolution of the Fall Mountain nappe complex and adjacent Merrimack synclinorium. In P. Robinson, Ed., Regional metamorphism and metamorphic phase relations in northwestern and central New England, p. 121-143. International Mineralogical Association, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Massachusetts.

Spear, F.S. and Rumble, D., III (1986) Mineralogy, petrology and P-T evolution of the Orfordville area, west-central New Hampshire and East-central Vermont. In P. Robinson, Ed., Regional metamorphism and metamorphic phase relations in northwestern and central New England, p. 57-93. International Mineralogical Association, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Massachusetts.

Spear, F.S. (1992) Inverted metamorphism, P-T paths and cooling history of west-central New Hampshire: Implications for the tectonic evolution of central New England. In P. Robinson and Brady J.B., Ed., Guidebook for Field Trips in the Connecticut Valley Region of Massachusetts and Adjacent States, Volume 2, p. 446-466. Department of Geology and Geophysics, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Massachusetts.

Spear, F.S. (1993) Multiple amphibole assemblages and wonesite (Na-phlogopite), Mt. Cube quadrangle, NH and VT. Field Trip Guidebook for the Northeastern United States: 1993 Boston GSA, 1, D11-D15.

Spear, F.S. (1993) Inverted metamorphism, P-T paths and tectonic history of west-central New Hampshire. Field Trip Guidebook for the Northeastern United States: Annual meeting of the Geological Society of America, Boston MA, 1, D28-D33.

Armstrong, T.R., Walsh, G.J. and Spear, F.S. (1997) A transect across the Connecticut valley sequence in east-central Vermont. In T.W. Grover, Mango H.N. and Hasenohr E.J., Ed., Guidebook to Field Trips in Vermont and Adjacent New Hampshire and New York, p. A6-1:56. Castleton State College, Castleton, Vermont.

McLelland, J., Bickford, M.E., Spear, F.S., and Storm, L.C. (2002) Geology and Geochronology of the Eastern Adirondacks. In J. McLelland, and P. Karabinos, Eds. New England Intercollegiate Geological Conference, 94th Annual Meeting, p. B1-1-B1-8, Lake George, New York.

McLelland, J., Storm, L.C., and Spear, F.S. (2002) Geology and Geochronology of the Southern Adirondacks. In J. McLelland, and P. Karabinos, Eds. New England Intercollegiate Geological Conference, 94th Annual Meeting, p. A1-1-A1-20, Lake George, New York.

Storm, L.C., and Spear, F.S. (2002) Metamorphism, Cooling Rates, and Monazite Geochronology of the Southern Adirondacks. In J. McLelland, and P. Karabinos, Eds. New England Intercollegiate Geological Conference, 94th Annual Meeting, p. AA-1-AA-11, Lake George, New York.

Spear, F. S., Cheney, J. T. & Pyle, J. M., (2003). Monazite geochronology and the Alleghenian assembly of central New England. In: Guidebook for Field Trips in the Five College Region. 95th Annual Meeting of the New England Intercollegiate Geological Conference (eds Brady, J. B. & Cheney, J. T.), pp. B1-1 - B1-31, Amherst and Northampton, MA.

Abstracts

Spear, F.S. (1976) Hornblende compositional variability as a function of T, Pfluid, and fO2 in a hydrothermally synthesized amphibolite. Geological Society of American Abstracts with Programs, 8(6), 1115-1116.

Spear, F.S. (1976) Ca-amphibole composition as a function of temperature, fluid pressure and oxygen fugacity in a basaltic system. Carnegie Institution of Washington Yearbook, 75, 775-779.

Spear, F.S. (1977) Phase equilibria of amphibolites from the Post Pond Volcanics, Vermont. Carnegie Institution of Washington Yearbook, 76, 613-619.

Ferry, J.M. and Spear, F.S. (1977) Experimental calibration of the partitioning of Fe and Mg between biotite and garnet. Carnegie Institute of Washington Yearbook, 76, 579-581.

Spear, F.S. (1977) Evidence for a miscibility gap in plagioclase feldspar in the composition range An39-An38. Carnegie Institution of Washington Yearbook, 76, 619-621.

Spear, F.S., Hazen, R.M. and Rumble, D., III (1978) Sodium trictahedaral mica from the Post Pond Volcanics, Vermont. Eos, 59, 1216.

Spear, F.S. (1978) Petrogenetic grid for amphibolites from the Post Pond and Ammonoosuc Volcanics. Carnegie Institution of Washington Yearbook, 77, 805-808.

Spear, F.S. (1978) The reaction: anthophyllite + garnet = hornblende + cummingtonite + gedrite from the Post Pond Volcanics, Vermont. Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, 10, 496.

Spear, F.S., Hazen, R.M. and Rumble, D., III (1978) Sodium trioctahedral mica: a possible new rock-forming silicate from the Post Pond Volcanics, Vermont. Carnegie Institution of Washington Yearbook, 77, 808-811.

Spear, F.S. (1979) NaSi=CaAl exchange equilibrium between calcic amphibole and plagioclase. Eos, 61, 390.

Spear, F.S. (1979) The anthophyllite-gedrite miscibility gap: data from the Post Pond Volcanics, Vermont. Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, 11(7), 521-522.

Spear, F.S. (1980) Composition space analysis of low-variance amphibolite assemblages, Post Pond Volcanics, Vermont. Eos, 61, 390.

Spear, F.S. (1980) Systematics of the partitioning of Na between plagioclase and the A-site of calcic amphibole. Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, 12, 526-527.

Crowley, P.D. and Spear, F.S. (1981) The orthoamphibole solvus: P, T, X(Fe-Mg) relations. Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, 13, 435.

Grove, T.L. and Spear, F.S. (1981) Petrogenetic significance of modulated structures in intermediate plagioclase. Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, 13, 464.

Hodges, K.V. and Spear, F.S. (1981) Geothermometry, geobarometry, garnet closure tempertures and the Al2SiO5 triple point, Mt. Moosilauke, N. H. Eos, 62, 1060.

Peacock, S.M. and Spear, F.S. (1981) Desulfurization in the progressively metamorphosed Ammonoosuc volcanics. Eos, 62, 1059.

Spear, F.S. (1981) Fe-Mg partitioning between coexisting amphiboles: an ionic solution model. Eos, 62, 1069.

Spear, F.S. (1981) (H2O)- (CO2)-X(Fe-Mg) relations in amphibolite assemblages. Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, 13, .

Franz, G. and Spear, F.S. (1982) High pressure metamorphism of siliceous dolomites from the Tauern Window, Austria. First Intl. Eclogite Conference, Clermont-Ferant, .

Grove, T.L., Ferry, J.M. and Spear, F.S. (1983) Stable and metastable phase relations in calcic plagioclase: a proposed subsolidus phase diagram, 3rd NATO Advanced Study Institute of Feldspars, Feldspathoids, and their parageneses. 34-35.

Spear, F.S. and Selverstone, J. (1983) The relationship between rock P-T paths and metamorphic field gradients: evidence from garnet zoning. Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, 15, 692.

Selverstone, J., Spear, F.S., Franz, G. and Morteani, G. (1983) P-T-t Paths for Hornblende + Kyanite + Staurolite Garbenschists: High- Pressure Metamorphism in the Western Tauern Window, Austria. Eos, 64, 351-352.

Spear, F.S., Hickmott, D.D. and Selverstone, J. (1983) Petrologic evidence for a metamorphic discontinuity- Bellows Falls area, New Hampshire and Vermont. Eos, 64, 878.

Kimball, K.L., Spear, F.S., Dick, H.J.B. and Mottl, M. (1983) Hydrothermal alteration of abyssal ultramafics, Islas Orcadas Fracture zone (57S, 6E). Eos, 64, 240.

Selverstone, J., Morteani, G., Spear, F.S. and Franz, G. (1983) Evidence for high-pressure metamorphism in the lower Schieferhulle Series, Tauren Window Austria, Symposium on High-Pressure Metamorphism. Terra Cognita, 3, 190.

Rumble, D., III and Spear, F.S. (1983) Comparison of l8O/16O and chemical equilibration of oxides and silicates in regional metamorphism. Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, 15, 676.

Spear, F.S. and Selverstone, J. (1983) Algebraic analysis of phase equilibria: An analytical approach to the modeling of metamorphic reactions. Geological Association of Canada, Programs with Abstracts, 8, A63.

Kimball, K.L., Spear, F.S. and Dick, H.J.B. (1983) High temperature alteration sequence for abyssal ultramafics. Geological Society of America, Abstracts with Programs, 15, 613.

Spear, F.S. and Selverstone, J. (1983) P-T paths from zoned minerals: A new technique for deciphering tectonic processes. Eos, 64, 352.

Spear, F.S. (1984) Contrasting Barrovian and Buchan Metamorphism, Central New England. Eos, 65, 1148.

Kimball, K.L., Gerlach, P.C. and Spear, F.S. (1984) Calculated models of Mg-Fe-SiO2-Cl-H2O fluid evolution and variable 87Sr/86Sr in alteration veins from Islas Orcadas Fracture Zone ultramafics. Eos, 65, 1124.

Kimball, K.L. and Spear, F.S. (1984) Compositional constraints on hydrothermal alteration fluids, Islas Orcadas Fracture Zone. Eos, 65, 228.

Hickmott, D.D., Spear, F.S. and Selverstone, J. (1984) Garnet-biotite reequilibration during cooling - implications for geothermometry and speedometry. Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, 16, 538-539.

Kimball, K.L., Spear, F.S. and Gerlach, D.G. (1985) Evolving hydrothermal systems in the Islas Orcadas Fracture Zone. Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, 17, 629.

Spear, F.S. (1985) The petrologic implications of leaky rocks. Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, 17, 723.

Hickmott, D.D., Shimizu, N. and Spear, F.S. (1985) Ion microprobe investigation of trace-element zoning in metamorphic garnets: preliminary results. Eos, 66, 386.

Spear, F.S., Franz, G. and Thomas, S. (1985) Petrogenesis of the Eclogite Zone, Tauern Window, Austria.

Spear, F.S. and Franz, G. (1985) Garnet zoning, P-T paths and tectonic evolution of the Eclogite Zone, Tauern Window, Austria. Eos, 66, 386.

Spear, F.S. and Cheney, J.T. (1986) Yet another petrogenetic grid for pelitic schists. Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, 18, 758.

Harrison, T.M. and Spear, F.S. (1986) P-T-t paths in central New England: The evolution of a paired metamorphic belt as revealed by petrologic and isotopic data. Geological Association of Canada Programs with Abstracts, .

Harrison, T.M., Spear, F.S. and Heizler, M. (1986) 40Ar/39Ar cooling ages of Acadian metamorphism, central New England. Geological Society of America, Northeast Section Meeting, Abstracts with Programs, 22.

Spear, F.S. (1986) P-T paths from central New England: The evolution of a paired metamorphic belt. Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, 18, 68.

Spear, F.S. (1986) Zoned metamorphic garnets and metamorphic P-T paths. International Mineralogical Association Abstracts with Programs, 14th Meeting, Stanford, California., 236-237.

Spear, F.S. (1986) The Gibbs Method, Duhems Theorem and P-T-X(Fe-Mg-Mn) relations in pelites. Eos, 67, 407.

Hickmott, D.D., Shimizu, N. and Spear, F.S. (1986) Trace element zoning in garnet from a contact metamorphic environment. Eos, 67, 40.

Maggs, W.W., Spear, F.S. and Cheney, J.T. (1986) Probable retrograded eclogites in the Berkshire massif. Geological Society of America, Northeast section meeting, Abstracts with Programs, 18, 32.

Kohn, M.J. and Spear, F.S. (1987) Two geobarometers for garnet- bearing amphibolites. Geological Society of America, Abstracts with programs, 19, 731.

Spear, F.S. (1987) Thermodynamic projection and extrapolation of high-variance mineral assemblages. Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, 19, 852.

Spear, F.S. (1987) Relative thermobarometry, P-T paths and the tectonic evolution of metamorphic belts. Evolution of Metamorphic Belts, programme and abstracts, 20.

Spear, F.S. (1988) Metamorphic fractional crystallization and internal metasomatism by diffusional homogenization of garnet. Eos, 69, 508.

Menard, T. and Spear, F.S. (1988) Plagioclase zonation in clacic metapeltic rocks. Geological Society of America, Abstracts with Programs, 20, 243-244.

Wang, P. and Spear, F.S. (1988) The effect on Mn on Ga-Ch-Ct-Bi-St mineral assemblages in metapelites: An evaluation of the MnKFMASH petrogenetic grid. Geological Society of America Abstracts with Program, 20, 160.

Harrison, T.M. and Spear, F.S. (1988) Geochronological constraints on the pre-, syn- and post-Acadian thermal evolution of central New England. Geological Society of America, Abstracts with Programs, 20, 216-217.

Kohn, M.J. and Spear, F.S. (1988) Nappe-stage compression followed by dome-stage cooling: Acadian P-T paths and thermal evolution of west-central New Hampshire. Eos, 69, 508.

Spear, F.S., Kohn, M.J. and Harrison, T.M. (1989) A thermal model for west-central New Hampshire. Geological Society of America, NE section meeting, Abstracts with Programs, 21, 67-68.

Kohn, M.J., Spear, F.S. and Dalziel, I.W.D. (1989) Metamorphic P-T paths from a cordilleran core complex, Cordillera Darwin, Tierra del Fuego, Chile. Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, 21, A140-A141.

Spear, F.S., Menard, T., Kohn, M.J. and Florence, F. (1989) A model for the prograde evolution of pelitic schists: Implications for thermobarometry and P-T path studies. Geological Society Abstracts with Programs, 21, A232.

Florence, F.P. and Spear, F.S. (1989) Volume diffusion in garnet: Effects on P-T path calculations. Eos, 70, 492.

Menard, T., Spear, F.S. and Kohn, M.J. (1989) Metamorphic evolution of the Strafford dome, east-central Vermont. Geological Society of America, NE section meeting, Abstracts with Programs, 21, 32.

Menard, T. and Spear, F.S. (1989) Theoretical phase petrology of calcic metapelites: Relation of compositional isopleths to end menber reactions. Eos, 70, 493.

Kohn, M.J. and Spear, F.S. (1989) Realistic propagation of experimental uncertainties in geological barometry: the "True" story. Eos, 70, 492.

Kohn, M.J. and Spear, F.S. (1989) Acadian pressure, temperature, and deformational history of west-central New Hampshire: Hot thrusts over cold basement. Geological Society of America, Abstracts with Programs, 21, 27.

Menard, T. and Spear, F.S. (1990) Ca-zoning and reaction history in calcic metapelites, South Strafford, Vermont. Geological Society of America, Abstracts with Programs, 22, A125.

Spear, F.S., Paetzold, S.U. and Kohn, M.J. (1990) Inverted metamorphism in west-central New Hampshire: Implications for tectonics in the Acadian Orogeny. Eos, 71, 1663.

Florence, F., Spear, F.S. and Kohn, M.J. (1990) Acadian metamorphism in the Littleton, NH area: Evidence from P-T paths for rapid compressional tetonics. Geological Society of America, Northeast Section Meeting, Abstracts with Programs, .

Spear, F.S. (1990) Thermobarometry in granulites: Pitfalls and new approaches. Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, 22, A29.

Spear, F.S. and Harrison, T.M. (1990) Post Acadian uplift history of central New England from detailed petrologic and 40Ar/39Ar studies. Geological Society of America, Northeast Section Meeting, Abstracts with Programs, .

Spear, F.S. (1990) Thermobarometry in granulites: Pitfalls and new approaches. Geocongress '90, Abstracts with Programs, .

Spear, F.S. and Florence, F.P. (1990) Forward modeling of metamorphic parageneses. The Limpopo belt: A field workshop on granulites and deep crustal tectonics. Abstracts., .

Kohn, M.J. and Spear, F.S. (1990) Composition space analysis of margarite-bearing rocks from western New Hampshire with implications for the MnCKFMASH system. Geological Society of America, Abstracts with Programs, 22, 258.

Spear, F.S. and Florence, F.P. (1990) On the interpretation of peak metamorphic temperatures in light of garnet diffusion during cooling. V.M. Goldschmidt Conference, Abstracts, .

Menard, T. and Spear, F.S. (1991) Metamorphic history of Strafford dome, Vermont: An update. Geological Society of America, North/southeast section meeting, Abstracts with Programs, .

Kohn, M.J. and Spear, F.S. (1991) Petrologic investigation of basement-cover relations in the Bronson Hill anticlinorium of southwestern New Hampshire: Evidence for a major structural discontinuity. Geological Society of America, North/southeast section meeting, Abstracts with Programs, .

Kohn, M.J., Spear, F.S. and Dalziel, I.W.D. (1991) Rapid cooling following exhumation in the Cordillera Darwin metamorphic complex, Tierra del Fuego, Chile. Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, 23, A134.

Florence, F.P. and Spear, F.S. (1991) Significance of thermobarometry in staurolite grade pelitic schists, Littleton area, NH. Geologic Society of America, North/southeast section meeting, Abstracts with Programs, .

Florence, F.P., Spear, F.S. and Kohn, M.J. (1991) Metamorphic P-T paths: A potential tool for distinguishing structural horizons within thrust/nappe complexes. Geological Society of America Abstracts with Bulletins, 23, A424.

Spear, F.S., Florence, F.P., Menard, T. and Kohn, M.J. (1991) Computer programs for metamorphic petrology and P-T path calculation. Geologic Society of America, North/southeast section meeting, Abstracts with Programs, .

Marchildon, N., Spear, F.S. and Birkett, T.C. (1992) Decompression P-T paths from metabasites fo the Grenville Front Tectonic Zone, east of Senneterre, Quebec. Eos, 73, 340.

Florence, F.P. and Spear, F.S. (1992) Complex compositional variations in a pelitic granulite, Irving Pond Formation, Adirondack Mths: Implications for temperatures of metamorphism. Geological Society of America Abstracts with Program, 24, A339.

Harrison, T.M., Heizler, M.T., Grove, M., Wartho, J. and Spear, F.S. (1992) Argon loss from hornblende. Eos, 73, 363.

Spear, F.S., Lin, H., Kohn, M.J. and Paetzold, S.U. (1993) Inverted metamorphism across the Bronson Hill anticlinorium, west-central New Hampshire. Geological Society of America Abstracts with Program, 25, A-424.

Waite, J., Mecca, M., Ehrlich, H. and Spear, F. (1993) Bacterial weathering of orthoclase (potassium feldspar). .

Spear, F.S. (1994) P-T-t evolution of the Valhalla Complex, British Columbia, Canada. Mineralogical Magazine, 58A, 868-869.

Spear, F.S. and Cheney, J.T. (1994) Acadian P-T-D-t paths across central New England: Contrasts in style, timing and speed (definitely NOT an abrupt and brief event). Eos, .

Tracy, R.J., Spear, F.S., Armstrong, T.R. and Cheney, J.T. (1995) Application of metamorphic thermobarometry to Acadian tectonic reconstruction in central and southern New England. .

Spear, F.S. and Markussen, J.C. (1995) Mineral zoning, P-T-X-M phase relations, and metamorphic evolution of Adirondack anorthosite, New York. Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, .

Spear, F.S. (1995) How fast can rocks cool? Eos, .

Tracy, R.J., Spear, F.S., Armstrong, T.R., and Cheney, J.T. (1995) Application of metamorphic thermobarometry to Acadian tectonic reconstruction in central and southern New England. Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs.

Spear, F.S. and Kohn, M.J. (1996) Trace element zoning in garnet as a monitor of dehydration melting in pelites. Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, 1-7.

Daniel, C.G., and Spear, F.S. (1997) The 3-D reconstruction of metamorphic rocks: insights into garnet and plagioclase growth. EOS, 78, S336.

Daniel, C.G., and Spear, F.S. (1997) The interface controlled growth of garnet in regional metamorphic rocks from NW Connecticut. Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, 29, A338.

Spear, F.S., and Daniel, C.G. (1997) Garnet growth in the garnet zone. Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, 29, A338.

Spear, F.S. and Cheney, J.T. (1998) Calculation of phase diagrams from internally consistent thermodynamic data: Real-Time AFM Diagrams on your Macintosh. Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, 30.

Pyle, J.M., and Spear, F.S. (1998) Trace element distributions in garnet: A road map for following pelite reaction histories. Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, 30, A-231.

Pyle, J.M., and Spear, F.S. (1998) Yttrium zonation in pelitic garnet, central New England:: A record of Y saturation? EOS, 79, S-380.

Daniel, C.G. and Spear, F.S. (1999) The Diffusional Modification of Garnet Compositional Zoning and the Effect on Radius-Rate Measurements. EOS.

Pyle, J.M. and Spear, F.S. (1999) Accessory-mineral and reaction-history controls on pelitic mineral trace-element partitioning: A combined EMP and LA-ICP-MS study. EOS.

Pyle, J.M., Spear, F.S., Rudnick, R.L., McDonough, W.F. (1999) Involvement of monazite and xenotime in pelite reactions. Geological Society of America, Abstracts with Programs.

Spear, F.S. and Daniel, C.G. (1999) Diffusive transport and garnet growth, Harpswell Neck, Maine, USA. Geological Society of America, Abstracts with Programs.

Daniel, C.G., Prior, D. Spear, F., Hirsch, D. and Carlson, W. (1999) Testing the Model of Multiple Nucleation Sites for Complexly Zoned Garnet: An Application of Electron Backscatter Diffraction and Orientation Contrast Imaging. Geological Society of America, Abstracts with Programs.

Pattison, D. R. M., Spear, F. S. and Cheney, J. T. (1999) Thermodynamic and natural assemblage analysis of the reaction Ms + Crd = Al2SiO5 + Bt + Qtz + H2O and its importance to the metapelitic petrogenetic grid. Geological Society of Canada Abstracts with Programs, 23.

Pattison, D. R. M., Spear, F. S. and Cheney, J. T. (2000) Towards a thermodynamically calculated low pressure metapelitic petrogenetic grid that satisfies nature. Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, 32, A53.

Pyle, J. M. and Spear, F. S. (2000) Accessory-phase paragenesis in low-P migmatites, Chesham Pond nappe, SE New Hampshire. Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, 34, A297.

Spear, F. S. and Cheney, J. T. (2000) Tectonic assembly of central New England. Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, 32, A54.

Spear FS, Yao K (2001) The three dimensional geometry of garnet growth, Harpswell Neck, Maine, USA. Eleventh Annual V. M. Goldschmidt Conference, 3693.

Pyle JM, Spear FS (2001) Reaction-history muscle for the temporal skeleton: Gibbs method interpretations of geochronometer parageneses. Eleventh Annual V. M. Goldschmidt Conference, 3728.

Cheney, J.T., and Spear, F.S. (2002) Ion microprobe dating of monazites from the Connecticut Valley metamorphic low: Gassetts to Putney, Vermont. Northeast Section, Geological Society of America Abstracts with Program.

Spear, F.S., Pyle, J.M., Cheney, J.T., Wark, D.A., and Storm, L.C. (2002) Monazite dating on the electron microprobe: Instrument systematics. Northeast Section, Geological Society of America Abstracts with Program.

Storm, L.C., and Spear, F.S. (2002) Thermometry, cooling rates, and monazite ages of the southern Adirondacks. Northeast Section, Geological Society of America Abstracts with Program.

Pyle, J.M., Daniel, C.G., and Spear, F.S. (2002) Electron microprobe dating of monazite: dissection of a multivariable analytical protocol with application to "triple-point" rocks, northern Picuris Mountains, New Mexico. Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, 34.

Spear, F.S., Cheney, J.T., Pyle, J.M., and Storm, L.C. (2002) Monazite: Another rosetta stone? Goldschmidt 2002. Cambridge Publications, Davos, Switzerland.

Storm, L.C., and Spear, F.S. (2002) Taconian and Acadian Rims on Southern Adirondack Monazites: Hydrothermal Fluids from Appalachian Metamorphism. Annual meeting of the Geological Society of America. Geological Society of America, Denver, Colorado.

Pyle, J. M., Daniel, C. G., Spear, F. S. & Layne, G. D., 2003. Application of garnet-accessory phase thermometry : a combined EMP and SIMS study. Eos, 84, V12F-04.

Pyle, J. M., Spear, F. S., Cheney, J. T. & Layne, G. D., 2003. Absolute timing of monazite forming reactions in the Chesham Pond nappe, SW New Hampshire, USA: Implications for tectonic assemblage of central New England thrust sheets. Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, 35, 89-10.

Spear, F. S., Cheney, J. T. & Layne, G. D., (2003). Fast cooling of the Valhalla complex. Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, 35, 89-9.

Spear, F. S., Cheney, J. T., Pyle, J. M., Layne, G. D. & Harrison, T. M., (2003). Allegnenian assembly of central New England. Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, 35, 229-1.

Spear, F. S. & Wark, D. A., 2004. TITANiQ: Potential Applications Of The Ti-In-Quartz (+ Rutile) Thermometer In Metamorphic Rocks. Eos.

Kirk-Lawlor, N., Cheney, J.T., Spear, F.S., and Grove, M. (2005) Dating the Acadian orogeny in Southwestern Massachusetts. NEGSA Regional Meeting Abstracts.

Pyle, J.M., and Spear, F.S. (2005) Heat sources and thermal evolution of high-grade crust in the Acadian/Alleghenian orogen, central New England: comparing numeric models with insights from monazite paragenesis in LPHT metamorphic rocks. NEGSA Regional Meeting Abstracts.

Pyle, J.M., and Spear, F.S. (2005) Thermal evolution of high-grade crust in the Acadian/Alleghenian orogens, central New England: Comparing numeric models with insights from monazite paragenesis in LPHT metamorphic rocks. Goldschmidt 2005, 15. Geochemical Society, Moscow, Idaho.

Spear, F.S., and Cheney, J.T. (2005) The fundamental suture in central New England? NEGSA Regional Meeting Abstracts.

Spear, F.S., Cheney, J.T., and Wark, D.A. (2005) Application of accessory phase/trace element thermometry to blueschists from Syros and Sifnos, Greece. Goldschmidt 2005, 15. Geochemical Society, Moscow, Idaho.

Storm, L.C., and Spear, F.S. (2005) Fast cooling of the southern Adirondack Highlands: Constraints from diffusive modeling of both retrogade exchange and net-transfer reactions. Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs.

Storm, L.C., and Spear, F.S. (2005) Thermal History and Metamorphism of the Adirondacks in the Context of the Broader Grenville Orogenic Cycle. NEGSA Regional Meeting Abstracts.

Wark, D.A., and Spear, F.S. (2005) Ti in quartz: Cathodoluminescence and thermometry. Goldschmidt 2005, 15. Geochemical Society, Moscow, Idaho.

Adali, S., Bouqata, B., Marcus, A., Szymanski, B., and Spear, F.S. (2006) A day in the life of a metamorphic petrologist. SWDB'06.

Cheney, J.T., Spear, F.S., and Kirk-Lawlor, N., (2006) The mysterious machinations of muscovite and monazite during metamorphism or How the CVS (Connecticut Valley synclinorium) survived PMS (post-metamorphic-stretching): Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 38, p. 49.

Spear, F.S., Cheney, J.T., and Pyle, J.M., (2006) The suturing of New England: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, NE Section Meeting.

Spear, F. S., J. T. Cheney and P. T. Chalmers (2006) Scintillating scenarios of subducting slabs: Tales told by trace Ti (and Zr). Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, 30, 112.

Chalmers, P. T., F. S. Spear and J. T. Cheney, (2007) Zr-in-rutile thermometry in blueschists of Syros, Greece. Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, 39, 86.

Cheney, J. T. and F. S. Spear, (2007) The boundary between the Vermont and New Hampshire terranes: An Acadian conundrum. Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, 39, 68.

Firebaugh, B., F. S. Spear and J. M. Pyle, (2007) Petrologic examination of the Littleton Formation of southwest New Hampshire. Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, 39, 86.

Pyle, J. M., F. S. Spear, S. Adali, B. Szymanski, S. O. Pearce, A. Waters, Z. Linder and C. Ozcalar, (2007) MetPetDB: The unique aspects of metamorphic geochemical data and their influence on data model, user interface, and collaborations. Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, 39, 210.

Pyle, J. M., P. J. Thompson and F. S. Spear, (2007) Fingerprinting neo-Acadian thermal and tectonic activity, SW New Hampshire, via REE phosphate compositional variation. Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, 39, 68.

Spear, F. S., S. Adali, B. Szymanski, B. Hallett, A. Waters, Z. Linder, M. Fyffe, D. Goldfarb and K. Bartlett (2008) MetPetDB: New directions for metamorphic studies. EOS Transactions of the American Geophysical Union, 89 Fall Meeting Supplement, Abstract V13E-2155.

Hallett, B.W., and Spear, F.S. (2008) Retrograde T-t histories from pelitic migmatites reflect structural distance from the Gwillim Creek shear zone, Valhalla Complex, British Columbia. EOS, 2008 Fall meeting of the American Geophysical Union.

Hickmott, D. D., N. Shimizu and F. S. Spear (2009) Trace element zoning in garnets - retrospective and prospective. EOS Transactions AGU, 90, Abstract V51E-1758.

Spear, F. S. and J. T. Cheney (2009) Petrologic evidence for episodic subduction. Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs.

Spear, F. S. (2010) Reactive bulk composition and modeling garnet zoning. Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs. Hallet, B. and Spear, F. S. (2010) The tectonic reord preserved in growth and diffusion zoning patterns in garnet from migmatitic pelites of the East Humboldt Range, Nevada. Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs.

Flagg, E. M., McClelland, W. C., Gilotti, J. A., Lang, H. M., Largent, K. J., Vervoort, J. D., Nesheim, T. O., and Spear, F. S. (2010) U-Th-Pb monazite evidence of Proterozoic metamorphism in the Belt-Purcell supergroup of northern Idaho. Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs.

Spear, F. S. (2011) Prograde P-T paths: How steep, how fast, and what they mean. EOS, 2011 Fall meeting of the American Geophysical Union

Hallett, B. and Spear, F.S., 2011. Linking metamorphic monazite growth to the P-T path using major and trace element zoning in garnet and monazite from migmatitic pelites of the East Humboldt Range, Nevada. Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs.

Ackerson, M. R., E. B. Watson and F. S. Spear (2012) Experimental investigation of Ti in garnet at eclogite facies conditions. Goldschmidt 2012, Montreal, Canada.

Hallett, B. W. and F. S. Spear (2012) Anatexis and stagnation of melt in the middle crust: The accessory mineral record of prograde and retrograde metamorphism and protracted melt crystallization. Goldschmidt 2012, Montreal, Canada.

Ashley, K. T., L. E. Webb, F. S. Spear and J. B. Thomas (2012) P-T-D histories and reequilibration of Ti in quartz: Using the TitaniQ thermobarometer in poly-deformed tectonic terranes. Goldschmidt 2012, Montreal, Canada.

Spear, F. S., K. T. Ashley, L. E. Webb and J. B. Thomas (2012) Tectonic implications of short metamorphic episodes. Goldschmidt 2012, Montreal, Canada.

Hallett, B. W., F. S. Spear and the MetPetDB Development Team (2012) Making MetPetDB a tool for reconnaissance studies of metamorphism and metamorphic rocks. EOS, 2012 Fall meeting of the American Geophysical Union.

Dyess, P. G., L. E. Webb, F. S. Spear, J. B. Thomas (2012) Investigating records of prograde metamorphism in quartz with TitaniQ thermobarometry: Initial results from the Northfield Mountains, Vermont. EOS, 2012 Fall meeting of the American Geophysical Union

Thomas, J. B., E. B. Watson, F. S. Spear (2012) Experimental study of titanium-in-coesite solubility. EOS, 2012 Fall meeting of the American Geophysical Union

Ackerson, M.R., Tailby, N., Watson, E.B., and Spear, F.S. (2013) Variations in Ti oordination and concentration in garnet in response to temperature, pressure and composition. American Geophysical Union Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA.

Webb, L.E., Dyess, P.G., Ashley, K.T., Spear, F.S., and Thomas, J.B. (2013) TitaniQ records of P-T-D paths from metapelites during burial metamorphism and orogenesis: Evidence for the role of pressure solution creep. American Geophysical Union Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA.

Horkley, L.K.S., Spear, F.S., Ruscitto, D., and Tailby, N. (2013) The secret life of kyanite. Northeast Section of the Geological Society of America.

Hallett, B., and Spear, F.S. (2013) The major and trace element zoning record of garnet growth and equilibration in metapelitic rocks of the central Ruby Mountains, Nevada. Geological Society of America Annual Meeting, Denver, CO.